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A group of flying robots construct a 20-foot-tower, from beginning to end

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Remember that autonomous swarm of drones that built a 20-foot-tall indoor tower in Orléans, France? The FRAC Centre has now released a start-to-finish reel of the quadrotors completing the tower.
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Say Hello To BoardX, The DIY Robotics Electronic Kit

Say Hello To BoardX, The DIY Robotics Electronic Kit | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Comparisons are sometimes unbecoming. In the case of BoardX, however, it’s absolutely needed. Turns out an inventive DIY enthusiast needed a platform with more oomph than your average Arduino chip. What he came up with was BoardX.
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Robotics takes centre stage at the Abu Dhabi Science Festival

Business Intelligence Middle East (press release)Robotics takes centre stage at the Abu Dhabi Science FestivalBusiness Intelligence Middle East (press release)Did you know that robots already build your car, perform medical procedures or have gone...
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Whiz Kids: The Legoctopi Strike Again - Patch.com

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Whiz Kids: The Legoctopi Strike AgainPatch.comThis week's Whiz Kids just won the Research Award at this year's FIRST Lego League nationwide robotics competition called “Food Factor.” By Estey Silva Accomplishment: Newton Patch featured this team...
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RadioShack Adding Arduino!

RadioShack Adding Arduino! | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it

RadioShack has finally listened to all of the requests we've made and is adding an Arduino kit to its wares - Coming soon to a store near you!

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IdiotDuino's comment, January 3, 2012 9:23 PM
Shield options are fairly limited at The Shack, but they do have the Ethernet shield and a proto Shield that can be used to develop most other shields if you don't want to wait for SparkFun, Adafruit, etc to ship them (takes a day or two, so I usually wait)...
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FIRST Robotics Northstar Regional

FIRST Robotics Northstar Regional | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
The Morris Area High School team (The Plaid Pillagers) was competing in FIRST Robotics for their second year and won the Imagery Award and must have been serious contenders for the Team Spirit Award. They had some technical glitches that pushed them down in the final standings of the competition, but they learned a ton and had a great time!
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Stanford Develops Nanotube-Infused Artificial Skin for Robots

Stanford Develops Nanotube-Infused Artificial Skin for Robots | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Man and machine might not be that different in the future—especially if they share the same synthetic skin being developed at Stanford University.
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Professional Development Course

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Choose from NXT, TETRIX and VEX formats. All classes are designed to accommodate both beginners with no prior experience in programming or hardware, and more advanced robotics educators who want a refresher, want to learn more, and want to take advantage of the best possible resources to further their expertise and impact in the classroom
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VEX shield for the Arduino prototyping platform

VEX shield for the Arduino prototyping platform | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits : Blog - MiniPOV SpokePOV Tools MintyBoost Gift Certificates AVR Development Arduino Useful stuff BoArduino TV-B-Gone Game of Life Propeller SIM reader Drawdio XBee Fuzebox Tweet-a-Watt Wires,...
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Robotics – The Arduino Family

When it comes to robotics, making a robot, automating processes like a weather station, an air conditioning unit or just simply a monitoring system, I like to use a microcontroller from the Arduino line of products.
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Fundraising for Fitch High School robotics team takes a big step forward - TheDay.com

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Fundraising for Fitch High School robotics team takes a big step forwardTheDay.comGroton - Thames Valley Communications and Groton Utilities became a platinum sponsor of the Fitch High School robotics team, the Aluminum Falcons, earlier this week.
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Incredible $100 Arduino-Based CNC Machine | Hack N Mod

Incredible $100 Arduino-Based CNC Machine | Hack N Mod | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
CNC machines allow you to mill just about any shape or design you'd like using X, Y and Z axis.  Typcailly they cost serveral thousand dollars, but this (Hey, @heatsynclabs http://t.co/sGxLV8J2...)...
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MVTHS establishes FIRST robotics team

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MVTHS establishes FIRST robotics teamMt. Vernon Register-NewsBy RORYE O'CONNOR rorye.oconnor@register-news.com A FIRST robotics team will be established at Mt. Vernon Township High School to encourage an interest in robotics.
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My Robot is Better Than Your Robot

My Robot is Better Than Your Robot | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it

Pattonville High School‘s Green Army Robotics club provides unique opportunities for students to apply STEM related concepts and skills by competing in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics competition. We partner students with engineering and technology professionals from the St. Louis area to create mentoring relationships which help our students experience an engineering process firsthand.

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Arduino Courses

Open University in the North offers 1-day Arduino open-source microcontroller class for teachers and up to 4 students each, sending home an Ardunio with each group to promote STEM studies.

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